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News/Nouvelles : Rural Canada News Scan, August 2009

Source: Compiled by the Canadian Rural Research Network
Online news on rural Canada from July 26th to September 5th 2009. Click on the heading to access the online article.

Rural Algoma waits for Internet court decision

Sault Star
On Tuesday, Industry Canada announced the start of its call-for-applications process for Broadband Canada: Connecting Rural Canadians. ...

Planned End to Bus Service Would Cut Lifeline for Rural Canada

New York Times
If the company, a subsidiary of Britain's FirstGroup, follows its plan, a huge swath of rural Canada will lose a crucial link with the rest of the world. ...

$15 million economic aid for rural communities
Delhi News Record

Bids open for rural broadband service
Industry Canada will dole out $225 million starting late this year or early in 2010 to successful applicants. The government will pay successful bidders ...
“We realized something needed to be done,” Diane Finley, local MP and Canada's minister for human resources and development, said as she unveiled the ...

Canada's Economic Action Plan Invests in Heritage Infrastructure ...

Market Wire (press release)
The cemetery, which dates back to 1848, is one of the first rural cemeteries established in Canada. The funds invested will finance the preservation of this ...


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